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Old 03-24-2008, 11:54 AM
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I would like to know if anyone here is knowledgeable about stealth craft boats versus the usual clacka or hyde. I am interested in buying one due to how inexpensive they are but i want to know if anyone has one and if they love them like them or have had probems
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I would like to know if anyone here is knowledgeable about stealth craft boats versus the usual clacka or hyde. I am interested in buying one due to how inexpensive they are but i want to know if anyone has one and if they love them like them or have had probems
I can't comment on the Stealthcraft, but I know several guides who have knocked out a lot of days on big boney northeast rivers and swear by them.

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Sorry I don't know anything about them. Never seen one on the Snake. My advice is row several different makes of boat before you make your selection. All row a bit different and you will spend a lot of time in what you do choose. Make sure your happy with it first!!
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I can't comment on the Stealthcraft, but I know several guides who have knocked out a lot of days on big boney northeast rivers and swear by them.

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Sorry, just realized what I wrote gave the wrong impression... correction:

I know several guides who have knocked out a lot of days on big boney northeast rivers in Clacka's and swear by them.

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Sloop,
I know of a guide that started using one of them last season, the last I heard she really liked it.
Sorry I cannot offer you anymore than that, I will see her in a couple months and will update this info.

Like Davo said, get out and row several boats because your gonna spend alot of time in the one that you finally choose.
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Anybody have any updates here?

Looked one over at the Midwest Fly Show.

Interesting build using honeycombed plastic to keep it strong/rigid but light.
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I rowed stealthcraft many years ago. I had the impression they were very light so they are easy to row. I think they are great for slower moving water like rivers in Michigan but thats just my opinion. I heard some guides use them out west.

I like the fact that they have a less bowed rocker allowing them to plane and go fast when used with a motor.

Supposedly, they use material other than fiberglass such as kevlar and other plastics. Give them a call and interview them. www.stealthcraftboats.com

I did have a clacka which was much heavier and stable but did not motor as well.
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Another good website to also post your question is www.steelheadsite.com and select Michigan tributaries so you'll be in touch with folks where the steath is made.
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